Daily Haiku / Senryu : Leaf (Wash’s requiem)

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his “leaf on the wind”
triumphant! famous last words —
whedon, how could you?

haiku by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

What can I say?  I hate it when the funny guy dies.  I loved the scene when Wash played with his dinosaurs.  Or when Mal asked him to define an interesting landing and Wash answered “Oh god oh god we’re all going to die.”  Who else can make us laugh with his deadpan delivery of such a fear-laden line?  Of course, taciturn severe Zoe fell for him.  Wash was the laughter that lit up her life.

Ah, well, it’s ok.  They cancelled the series long time ago.  Thank goodness for DVD.  It’s still my favorite sci-fi series with it’s perfect balance of danger, comraderie, and being on the edge of the black.

What is your favorite sci-fi series and/or character?

Reference:

Leaf
Daily Prompts
The Daily Post

Original image captured from this gif on
In loving memory: The dump, a gallery of gifs uploaded by WileEQuoixte on Imgur

Changes of the original image using layers and filters in Photoshop CC by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

Serenity and Firefly on Amazon:


Firefly Complete Series: 15th Anniversary Collector’s Edition [Blu-ray]

Serenity (Widescreen Edition) DVD

Serenity: Leaves on the Wind graphic novel

Serenity: No Power in the ‘Verse graphic novel (takes place after Wash’s death. Zoe has the baby.)

 

I’ve been accepted as an Amazon affiliate. Last month I got my first “buy”. Haven’t gotten a second one yet. Still I’m happy. The first buy means they’ll review your site and officially accept you and I got accepted! Now, I’ll usually get a percentage if someone buys something by clicking a link — for books it’s 4.5%. Amazon disclosure: “We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.”


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4 thoughts on “Daily Haiku / Senryu : Leaf (Wash’s requiem)”

  1. There are many series that we juggle during a TV season. The Walking Dead, Sleepy Hollow, Van Helsing, Stranger Things and Frequency are among our favorites.

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    1. oh, wow, I feel really out of it. Van Helsing, Stranger Things and Frequency? Love the titles — I’m going to have to check out those series. Winter told me about Into the Badlands and Preacher. Badlands looks good too. I saw an episode of Preacher — the people are just plain crazy.

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